Tag: Shipping Requirements

Walmart to Increase Demand on Its Suppliers Even Further

Walmart to Increase Demand on Its Suppliers Even Further

                    It’s not easy being a supplier for Walmart. Sure, doing business with the largest retail chain in the world has its perks, but in order to maintain a relationship with Walmart, suppliers must adhere to some very strict guidelines. In 2010, Walmart implemented new delivery… Read more »

SOLAS Container Weight Requirements – Effective July 1, 2016

The international treaty known as the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) affects all shipment by water effective July 1, 2016. SOLAS requires the filing of a Verified Gross Mass or weight (VGM) as a condition of loading your cargo on board the vessel. No VGM on file – no movement of your cargo! SOLAS-VGM requires… Read more »